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Dolby Laboratories 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio

: 0.70 (As of Jun. 2022)
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This is the average share buyback rate of the company over the past 3 years. A negative number means the company might be issuing new shares. A positive number indicates that the company is buying back shares.

The historical rank and industry rank for Dolby Laboratories's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio or its related term are showing as below:

DLB' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.6   Med: 0.1   Max: 3.3
Current: 0.7

During the past years, Dolby Laboratories's highest 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio was 3.30. The lowest was -7.60. And the median was 0.10.

DLB's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked better than
92.6% of 1838 companies
in the Software industry
Industry Median: -3.90 vs DLB: 0.70

Dolby Laboratories 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Historical Data

The historical data trend for Dolby Laboratories's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio can be seen below:

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Competitive Comparison

For the Information Technology Services subindustry, Dolby Laboratories's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio, along with its competitors' market caps and 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Dolby Laboratories 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Distribution

For the Software industry and Technology sector, Dolby Laboratories's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Dolby Laboratories's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio falls into.



Dolby Laboratories 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Calculation

This is the average share buyback rate of the company over the past 3 years.


Dolby Laboratories  (NYSE:DLB) 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Explanation

A negative number means the company might be issuing new shares. A positive number indicates that the company is buying back shares.


Be Aware

Investors usually like share buybacks. But as pointed by Warren Buffett, only if a company buys back shares at the prices below the stock's intrinsic value, it rewards remaining shareholders. If a company buys its overvalued stocks back, it destroys shareholder value.


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Dolby Laboratories Business Description

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1275 Market Street, San Francisco, CA, USA, 94103-1410
Dolby Laboratories Inc develops audio and surround sound for cinema, broadcast, home audio systems, in-car entertainment systems, DVD players, games, televisions, and personal computers. The company generates three fourths of its revenue from licensing its technology to consumer electronics manufacturers around the world. The rest of revenue comes from equipment sales to professional producers and audio engineering services.
Executives
Revankar Shriram officer: SVP, Advanced Technology Group C/O DOLBY LABORATORIES, INC. 1275 MARKET STREET SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Prophet Tony A director 9 BERNICE STREET SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Couling John D officer: SVP, Entertainment C/O DOLBY LABORATORIES, INC. 1275 MARKET STREET SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Park Robert J officer: SVP & Chief Financial Officer C/O DOLBY LABORATORIES, INC. 1275 MARKET STREET SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Rollins Emily director C/O DOLBY LABORATORIES, INC. 1275 MARKET STREET SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Dagmar Dolby 2019 Trust Bb,dated July 22, 2019 10 percent owner 2515 SCOTT STREET SAN FRANCISCO CA 94115
Sud Anjali director C/O VIMEO INC. 555 WEST 18TH STREET NEW YORK NY 10011
Dagmar Dolby 2018 Trust Bb, Dated June 20, 2018 10 percent owner 2515 SCOTT STREET SAN FRANCISCO CA 94115
Nicholson Ryan officer: VP, Corporate Controller C/O DOLBY LABORATORIES INC. 1275 MARKET STREET SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Pendleton Todd officer: SVP, Chief Marketing Officer 1275 MARKET STREET SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Baker Giles officer: SVP, Consumer Entertainment 1275 MARKET STREET SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Dagmar Dolby 2016 Trust Bb, Dated March 23, 2016 10 percent owner 2515 SCOTT STREET SAN FRANCISCO CA 94115
Segars Simon director C/O DOLBY LABORATORIES, INC. 1275 MARKET STREET SAN FRANCISCO CA 94103
Marital Trust Under Dolby Family Trust Dated May 7, 1999 10 percent owner 2515 SCOTT STREET SAN FRANCISCO CA 94115
Dagmar Dolby Trust Under Dolby Family Trust Instrument Dated May 7, 1999 10 percent owner 2515 SCOTT STREET SAN FRANCISCO CA 94115

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